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Test drive: 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander delivers throwback SUV vibes in modern crossover body

Mon, 03/28/2022 - 14:44
The redesigned 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander suggests it’s new, but the related 2021 Nissan Rogue preceded it a year ago. Mitsubishi reskinned and tweaked the crossover SUV to differentiate itself from its corporate sibling. With a TCC Rating of 6.5 out of 10, the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander ties the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4’s ratings...
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2023 Subaru Solterra vs. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

Tue, 03/22/2022 - 15:00
Electric cars are no longer niche vehicles, and the new 2023 Subaru Solterra and 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 demonstrate how far the mainstream has swung toward battery-powered crossover SUVs. The duo also represent a trend of automakers partnering up to split costs in a rapidly developing global marketplace shaped by emissions regulations. The Ioniq 5...
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning rated at up to 320 miles of range

Mon, 03/21/2022 - 14:45
The EPA has certified the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at up to 320 miles of range, the automaker announced Monday. Ford had been expecting the electric version of America's bestselling vehicle for more than 40 years to have a peak range of 300 miles. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning comes with a choice of two battery packs, sized...
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Dodge, Ram recall 370,000 Durango and pickup trucks for faulty ESC light

Sun, 03/20/2022 - 11:00
New Dodge Durango SUVs and Ram heavy duty pickup trucks are being recalled for an electronic stability control light that might not illuminate properly, the NHTSA disclosed this week. If the malfunction light doesn't show in the gauge cluster, then the driver can be left unaware that the traction control system is not performing as intended...
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2023 Subaru Solterra, Acura Integra top this week's new car reviews

Sat, 03/19/2022 - 11:00
The new, the old, and the confusing topped this week's new car headlines at The Car Connection. We test drove the 2023 Subaru Solterra, the brand's first global electric car, in the desert beyond Scottsdale, and we got the scoop on what exactly the resurrected Acura Integra will entail when it launches later this spring. GM was coy about the end...
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Volkswagen recalls 220,000 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUVs for airbag issue

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 15:30
Volkswagen will be recalling more than 220,000 newer Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUV models for an issue with the side airbag deployment, the NHTSA disclosed on Friday. The Atlas three-row SUV and its related five-seat Atlas Cross Sport has front side airbags that might deploy later than necessary in the event of a side crash. VW believes the...
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2023 Subaru Solterra

Fri, 03/18/2022 - 13:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Subaru Solterra? What does it compare to? Manufactured in partnership with Toyota, the 2023 Solterra electric crossover shares many mechanicals with the related Toyota BZ4X. Other rivals include the Volkswagen ID.4, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Tesla Model Y. Is the 2023 Subaru Solterra a good...
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Chevy Trax, Buick Encore to be discontinued after 2022

Thu, 03/17/2022 - 13:49
The inexpensive small car has become even more endangered in the U.S., with the Chevrolet Trax and Buick Encore as the latest to reportedly end production. GM's smallest and most affordable crossover SUVs will be discontinued at the end of the model year, multiple sources reported this week. GM was characteristically coy about the reports. "Chevy...
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Review update: 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD LT Trailboss delivers tale of two trucks

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 13:00
Chevy has complicated the 2022 Silverado 1500 buying process even more than the usual configurations and options. There will be two trucks sold on dealer lots, both 2022 models, one with updates inside and out, and the other carrying over unchanged from 2021. The carryover 2022 Silverado 1500 will be the same truck introduced in 2019, but...
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Why buying a 2022 Chevy Silverado is so confusing

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:00
Not all 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s will be built equally or even be the same truck. Some models will wear the refreshed changes for the new model year, while the carryover Silverado will be called an LTD model. Both trucks will be 2022 Chevrolet Silverados. Confused? So are we. Chevrolet spokesperson Shad Balch told The Car Connection there...
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A tale of two 2022 trucks: Why buying a new Chevy Silverado is confusing

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 12:00
Not all 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s will be built equally or even be the same truck. Some models will wear the refreshed changes for the new model year, while the carryover Silverado will be called an LTD model. Both trucks will be 2022 Chevrolet Silverados. Confused? So are we. Chevrolet spokesperson Shad Balch told The Car Connection there...
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Tesla increases prices between $2,500 to $12,500 across its model range

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:31
Tesla increased prices across the board of its electric-vehicle lineup on Monday, marking at least the sixth price hike in some models in the past year. The latest price hike reflects a 10% increased on some models, with the base Model 3 rear-wheel-drive version increasing $2,000 to $46,990, and the top Model X increasing $12,500 to $138,990. On...
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Tesla increases prices again, marking a 23% spike for the Model 3 since 2021

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 15:31
Tesla increased prices across the board of its electric-vehicle lineup on Monday, marking at least the sixth price hike in some models in the past year. The latest price hike reflects a 10% increased on some models, with the base Model 3 rear-wheel-drive version increasing $2,000 to $46,990, and the top Model X increasing $12,500 to $138,990. On...
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2023 Acura Integra

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 11:00
What kind of vehicle is the 2023 Acura Integra? What does it compare to? Dusting off a nameplate last used in the 1990s, Acura resurrects the Integra as a five-door hatchback. It shares mechanicals with the Honda Civic Si, but rivals range from the Volkswagen Golf GTI to the Mazda 3. Is the 2023 Acura Integra a good car? We won’t know until...
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